A. S. Neill is one of the major thinkers in education. Richard Bailey's volume offers the most coherent account of Neill's educational thought.
This work covers:
Critical Exposition of Neill's Work
The Reception and Influence of A. S. Neill's Work
The Relevance of A. S. Neill's Work Today
Richard Bailey is a writer and theorist on education and sport. A former teacher in both primary and secondary schools and a teacher trainer, he has been Professor at Canterbury Christ Church University, UK, University of Roehampton, UK, and, most recently, University of Birmingham, UK. He has written more than 100 publications, including books, academic and professional articles and journalism.
Series Editor's Preface, Richard Bailey A. S. Neill and Summerhill: Foreword by James Tooley (University of Newcastle, UK) Aknowledgments 1. Introduction 2. Intellectual Biography of Neill and Summerhill 3. Key Themes of A. S. Neill's Work 4. The Reception and Relevance of A. S. Neill's Work Conclusion References Appendix I: Reading Neill and Summerhill Appendix II: Neill and Summerhill Chronology Index